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Crab Alley Restaurant

9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
+1 410-213-7800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
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Reviewed yesterday

When we arrived on a Tuesday evening ~5:30 p.m., there was no crowd, but the restaurant and outside seating area quickly filled in. Service was attentive and friendly and the seafood was very good. My husband and I had both had the make your own...More

Reviewed yesterday

Crab Alley is a unique experience. If you order blue crabs, they are delivered to the table with little wooden mallets. Kids and adults alike enjoy the experience of cracking the crabs on the table and eating with hands. The crabs are consistently excellent and...More

Thank AtulBravo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We always make a stop at Crab Alley when we are visiting Ocean City Maryland. We've been coming to Maryland for 30 plus years, we just found Crab Alley last year and couldn't wait to get back there this year. The food is fabulous great...More

Thank DamitaV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour, nice crowd. Free popcorn. Decent choices for food but few drink specials so bar tab was high and sort of defeated the purpose. Would return

Thank OutdoorFun3354
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good happy hour with good food and stumbled upon Crab Alley. This place turned out to to be awesome. The bartender poured great drinks. The jumbo crabs looked so good we ordered a half dozen along with our meal. It...More

Thank lisa b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by to try something different in O.C. we had a 1/2 of a dozen jumbo crabs which were for the most part good size 2 were not jumbo but we made due,the crabs were good but a little over seasoned also we had...More

Thank Broadus B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband enjoys the all-you-can-eat crabs, and my son and I can always find good alternate seafood choices. We have been coming here for years and we always enjoy it. The outdoor seating is lovely, also.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience here! Large party (15 I think). ... very courteous staff and they remedied any issues we had (kids didn’t like crab) immediately no questions asked! Will definitely go again on next years vacation! Steamer pot was sooo good ... a...More

Thank barneyfamily7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourite Ocean City restaurants. Great local seafood, with wonderful service. Best cream of crab soup in OC.

Thank Jim F
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome expierance at Crab Alley tonight. We were a large group of 15 that were out for my sons 18th bday. The staff was so accommodating. Our waitress Stephanie was friendly and very attentive. The food was delicious and a lot of...More

Thank Leslie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-7800
  • E-mail
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